Games as a Metaphor for Interactive Systems

  title={Games as a Metaphor for Interactive Systems},
  author={Kostas Stathis and Marek J. Sergot},
  booktitle={BCS HCI},
We present the use of games as a metaphor for constructing and organising interactive systems, with particular attention to the provision of KnowledgeBased Front-Ends (KBFEs) to software packages. Interaction is viewed as a rule governed activity which may usefully be regarded as a game. Given a specification of the rules, implementation of an interactive system r equires construction of an umpire, a component that enforces compliance of the pl ayers with the rules and thereby controls the… CONTINUE READING


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